Higginsport, Ohio

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Higginsport is a village in Brown County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. The population was 291 at the 2000 census.



Higginsport is located at 38°47′23″N 83°58′1″W / 38.78972°N 83.96694°W / 38.78972; -83.96694 (38.789585, -83.967055)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land. Higginsport is the birthplace of White Burley tobacco.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 291 people, 114 households, and 77 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,305.0 people per square mile (510.7/km²). There were 134 housing units at an average density of 600.9/sq mi (235.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.31% White, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 114 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,000, and the median income for a family was $37,188. Males had a median income of $30,625 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the village was $10,989. About 9.6% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.8% of those sixty five or over.

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